Screening on arrival in France [fr]

Besides having a valid passport containing a visa (except for nationals from countries exempted of visas), foreigners wishing to enter France must be able to produce various documents to the border police, including :

- Supporting evidence of the conditions of their stay in France :

For tourists: hotel reservations, registration with an organized tour …

For a work-related stay: letter from the employer, invitation from a French organization…

For a private or family stay: “proof of accomodation

- Demonstration of means of livelihood in France (cash, traveller’s cheques, currently valid international credit card…);

- Assurance of return to country of origin (plane ticket…);

Those who are unable to provide these documents may be refused entry on French territory.

Last modified on 21/01/2014

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